On 8/28/2020, members of the Guilford Police Department arrested Julian Muller, 56 years old of Old Lyme, after he traveled to Guilford intending on meeting a 15 year old female for a sexual encounter.
A Guilford Police Officer, posing as an underage female was contacted by Muller in March 2020. The two continued to communicate over several social media platforms for several months, culminating with Muller attempting to meet the underage female in August. Members of the Guilford Police Department made contact with Muller and took him into custody without incident upon his arrival.
Muller was charged with:
53a-49 criminal attempt (53a-71 Sexual assault 2nd)
53a-49 criminal attempt at (53a-90a Enticing a minor via computer)
53a-49 criminal attempt (53-21 risk of injury to a minor)
21a-267(d)(1) - Use or possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia
21a-279a1st -Possession of less than one-half ounce of cannabis-type substance
Muller was later released on a $20,000 bond.
The Guilford Police Department would like to take this opportunity to remind parents/guardians to be aware of their children's social media contacts, gaming activity, and internet activities. Help us continue to keep your children safe.
Remember, the internet is an amazing place where your child can access the world with the touch of a button.... but these devices also allows the world to access your child with that same button. Here are a few links to help with internet safety for your children:
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